Test Strategies
Poetry
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100
The first thing you should do when reading your reading passage is circle the title and________?
What is make a prediction?
100
Group of lines separated by a space.
What is a stanza?
100

"Winds may be hazardous. Remain indoors." What does the word "hazardous" mean? A. fast B. cold C. unsafe D. steady

100
"The sea is a shiny emerald beneath the sky."
What is a metaphor?
100
Includes information from the beginning, middle, and end of the passage. Should not include any details.
What is summary?
200
What you should do while reading through the answers on a multiple choice question?
What is eliminated the incorrect answers?
200
The rhythm of the accented and unaccented syllables in a line of poetry.
What is rhythm?
200

"It's not something you do actively: it's involuntary." What does the word "involuntary" mean? A. not visible B. not done under your control C. not done in a healthy way D. not happy 

200
Which of the following is a simile? A. The teacher likes when her class listens. B. The road was as flat as a pancake.
What is B?
200
The sequence of events in a story, play, or movie. Rising action, climax. falling action.
What is a plot?
300
True or false? You will always find the answer word for word in the passage.
What is false? Sometimes the answer will be somewhere else in the paragraph.
300
When a line of a poem ends and another starts on the next line.
What is a line break?
300
Last summer we went on vacation to New York City. New York is filled with "skyscrapers", such as the Empire State Building, and other tall office and apartment buildings. It was a fun place to visit even if I did have to strain my neck because I was looking up all the time. What is the correct meaning of skyscrapers? A. tall buildings B. Buildings in NYC
What is A
300

When you make a picture in your mind as you read.

What is visualize/envision?

300

The lesson or big idea from a story

What is the theme?

400
When you read an unfamiliar word, you should use context clues. Which of the following is NOT an example of the form of a content clue? A. definitions B. synonyms and antonyms. C. pronunciation E. examples
What is C. pronunciation?
400

A poem that does not rhyme.

What is free verse?

400
My friend and I have a new project. He has a huge tree in his backyard and we want to build a tree house. First, we need to get some "lumber". We are going to go to a store that sells wood for that. What is the meaning of the word "lumber"? A. boards cut from logs. B. Move in a clumsy way.
What is A.
400
These are the words that tell what the characters should be doing as they say their lines.
What is stage direction
400
The point of view when the word "I" is primarily used.
What is first person?
500

True or false. When using context clues to find the meaning of the multiple meaning word, you must look only in the sentence in front of it.

What is false? You should look somewhere in the paragraph.

500
When words or phrases are repeated periodically throughout the poem.
What is repetition?
500
For our recycling project, we collected bottles, newspapers, and other kinds of "refuse". It is amazing to see what some people throw into the garbage. What is the meaning of "refuse"? A. to say no or reject something B. trash or rubbish
What is B?
500

True or false. A play and story all have a plot with characters and setting.

What is true?

500
The point of view when he, she, it, or they is primarily used?
What is third person?
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